Andrei Kondakov

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Ukrainian jazz pianist, born 14 September 1962 in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

Andrei Kondakov is a pianist, composer, bandleader, artistic director of JFC jazz club and various jazz festivals in St.Petersburg, Russia.
Andrei Kondakov is one of the most well known, inventive and diverse musicians in Russia. He is a Graduate of the St. Petersburg Conservatory and has gained renown as an artist who masterfully combines elements of jazz and contemporary improvised music, and has gained notoriety as a composer involving many different genres. He has toured the world extensively, with his own groups, as well as a leader of many international projects involving such jazz luminaries as Bobbi McFerrin, bassist Eddie Gomez, drummer Lenny White, sax players Igor Butman and David Sanchez, guitarist Paul Bollenback, Randy Brecker, Mark Murphy among others.

In 2000 he founded his Brazilian project with bassist Sergio Brandao, Percussionist Café de Silva and legendary drummer Paolo Braga.
His CD, "Christmas concert", was released on Leo records in 2008 and was selected by the New York based AllAboutJazz publication as "BEST OF 2008" in the category Honorable Mention - Best New Release 2008.

Played at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Birdland , "Smoke" (NY), "Jazz at Pearls" (SF) "La Ve Lee" (LA) , North Sea Jazz Festival etc.
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CDBMR 809007 Andrei Kondakov - Live In Norway album art Arkady Shilkloper / Andrei Kondakov / Vladimir Volkov* / Christian Scheuber Arkady Shilkloper / Andrei Kondakov / Vladimir Volkov* / Christian Scheuber - Live In Norway(CD, Album) Boheme Music CDBMR 809007 Russia 1998 Sell This Version
CDBMR 912119 Andrei Kondakov - Out Line album art Kondakov* / Volkov* / Shilkloper* Kondakov* / Volkov* / Shilkloper* - Out Line (Album) Boheme Music CDBMR 912119 Russia 2000 Sell This Version
CDBMR 204238 Andrei Kondakov - Kind Of Optimistic album art Andrei Kondakov Kind Of Optimistic(CD, Album) Boheme Music CDBMR 204238 Russia 2002 Sell This Version
CDBMR 201227 Andrei Kondakov - Alone And Together album art Paul BollenbackAndrei Kondakov Paul BollenbackAndrei Kondakov - Alone And Together(CD, Album) Boheme Music CDBMR 201227 Russia 2002 Sell This Version
LSM 20904 Andrei Kondakov - The Bridge album art Yuri Goloubev, Andrei Kondakov, Russian Jazz Quartet (2) Yuri Goloubev, Andrei Kondakov, Russian Jazz Quartet (2) - The Bridge(CD, Album) Landy Star Music LSM 20904 Russia 2003 Sell This Version
none Andrei Kondakov - Ceremony album art Viacheslav Gaivoronsky*, Andrei Kondakov, Vladimir Volkov*, Vladimir Tarasov Viacheslav Gaivoronsky*, Andrei Kondakov, Vladimir Volkov*, Vladimir Tarasov - Ceremony(CD, Album) Outline Records (5) none Russia 2004 Sell This Version
none Andrei Kondakov - Blues For 4 album art Andrei Kondakov Blues For 4 (Album) СПб Собака RU none Russia 2005 Sell This Version
CDMAN333-07 Andrei Kondakov - Рождественский Концерт album art V.Gaivoronsky* | A.Kondakov* | V.Volkov* V.Gaivoronsky* | A.Kondakov* | V.Volkov* - Рождественский Концерт (Album) Bomba-Piter, Outline Records (5) CDMAN333-07 Russia 2007 Sell This Version
CR 73291 Andrei Kondakov - Quintessence album art Meeting Point, Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi, Andrei Kondakov, Dmitri Kolesnik*, Lenny White Meeting Point, Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi, Andrei Kondakov, Dmitri Kolesnik*, Lenny White - Quintessence(CD, Album) Challenge Records (3) CR 73291 Austria 2008 Sell This Version
none Andrei Kondakov - Ceremony 2 album art Vladimir Tarasov, Viacheslav Gaivoronsky*, Andrei Kondakov, Vladimir Volkov* Vladimir Tarasov, Viacheslav Gaivoronsky*, Andrei Kondakov, Vladimir Volkov* - Ceremony 2(CD, Album) Outline Records (5) none Russia 2008 Sell This Version
CD LR 544 Andrei Kondakov - In Search Of A Standard album art Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky* | Andrei Kondakov | Vladimir Volkov* Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky* | Andrei Kondakov | Vladimir Volkov* - In Search Of A Standard(CD, Album) Leo Records CD LR 544 UK 2009 Sell This Version
CDMAN 379-09 Andrei Kondakov - Old And New - Brazilian Tales album art Andrei Kondakov with Sergio Brandao, Paulinho Braga, Café*, Paul Bollenback, Boris Kurganov* Andrei Kondakov with Sergio Brandao, Paulinho Braga, Café*, Paul Bollenback, Boris Kurganov* - Old And New - Brazilian Tales(CD, Album) Outline Records (5) CDMAN 379-09 Russia 2009 Sell This Version
HB 136 Andrei Kondakov - Ceremony 3 album art Andrei Kondakov, Viacheslav Gaivoronsky*, Vladimir Volkov*, Vladimir Tarasov Andrei Kondakov, Viacheslav Gaivoronsky*, Vladimir Volkov*, Vladimir Tarasov - Ceremony 3(CD, Album) Outline Records (5) HB 136 Russia 2010 Sell This Version
IB 74011 Andrei Kondakov - Songs For My Father album art Andrei Kondakov And Brazil All-Stars Andrei Kondakov And Brazil All-Stars - Songs For My Father(CD, Album) Butman Music IB 74011 Russia 2011 Sell This Version
AB-CD--06-2013-049 Andrei Kondakov - Русские Романсы. Посвящение Даргомыжскому / Russian Romances. Tribute To Dargomygsky album art Gaivoronsky*Kondakov*Volkov* Gaivoronsky*Kondakov*Volkov* - Русские Романсы. Посвящение Даргомыжскому / Russian Romances. Tribute To Dargomygsky (Album) ArtBeat Music AB-CD--06-2013-049 Russia 2013 Sell This Version
CDMAN 619-16 Andrei Kondakov - О Любви Не Говори... album art Гайворонский* - Кондаков* - Волков* - Казаков* Гайворонский* - Кондаков* - Волков* - Казаков* - О Любви Не Говори...(CD, Album) Bomba-Piter CDMAN 619-16 Russia 2016 Sell This Version